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News: Costa Rica

We have started to collect the most important news related to Costa Rica in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Costa Rica: news

Luis Solis wins Costa Rica election

Monday, April 7th 2014, 8:43

Centre-left historian Luis Guillermo Solis wins the run-off in Costa Rica's presidential election after his only remaining rival dropped out.
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Costa Rica candidate withdraws

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 1:15

Costa Rica presidential candidate Johnny Araya, from the governing party, says he is abandoning his campaign for April's run-off election.
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VIDEO: Gutters fall at Brazil football venue

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 13:48
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Belo Horizonte

Heavy rainfall caused damage to the stadium in Belo Horizonte where England meet Costa Rica on 24 June
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Costa Rican 'outsider' leads in poll

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 11:31

Left-leaning candidate Luis Guillermo Solis has a narrow lead in Costa Rica's presidential election, which is now likely to go into a run-off.
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Costa Rica holds presidential poll

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 3:12

Governing party candidate Johnny Araya takes an early lead as votes are counted in Costa Rica's presidential election.
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England given tough World Cup draw

Friday, December 6th 2013, 19:05
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Italy Italy, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are drawn alongside Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica in Group D at the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.
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VIDEO: Eleven die in Guatemala bar attack

Monday, September 9th 2013, 0:32
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala
related places: San Jose Nacahuil

A group of armed men in Guatemala has killed 11 people and wounded at least another 15 in an attack at a bar in the town of San Jose Nacahuil, some 18 km (11 miles) outside Guatemala City.
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VIDEO: Turtle eggs sold in Costa Rica

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 3:36

A conservation project in Costa Rica is allowing locals to take turtle eggs from a beach during the nesting season and make money by selling them to the community.
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VIDEO: The miracle behind Pope's sainthood

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 0:30

The unexplained recovery of a seriously ill Costa Rican woman whose family prayed to the memory of the Pope John Paul II has led to the Vatican announcing the late pontiff is to be made a saint.
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Poachers 'kill turtle activist'

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 0:13

An environmentalist campaigning for the protection of endangered sea turtles in Costa Rica is found dead on a local beach.
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